TriMet Contracting Opportunity – Washington Park Station Improvements Project

TriMet is seeking proposals from qualified general contractors to provide Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) Services for the Washington Park Station Improvements Project.  This project also offers multiple subcontracting opportunities: demolition, electrical, paint, signage for certified firms.  A pre-proposal conference will be held on Tuesday, 8/23/2016 at 11am.

If you are interested as a either prime contractor or subcontractor, register in TriMet’s E-Bid System to view documents. Proposals are due by 2pm on Thursday, September 8, 2016.

Contracting/business development event for Native owned businesses

SBA Portland District is very pleased to present an event with the Indian Health Service/US Health & Human Services targeted to Native American owned firms.  The event is Aug. 16th at our building (620 SW Main St., Room 101), from 9 am to Noon.  Please join us (RSVP for the event here: and share this info with others who may be interested.

Native Procurement Technical Assistance Program (NPTAC) will also be participating.  After the program from 9-Noon, NPTAC and SBA are offering one-on-one appointments with firms/tribal entities with specific questions on federal contracting, certifications and capital access.  To set up a one-on-one with a NPTAC counselor, firms can send a request to  To set up a one-on-one with SBA on contracting or capital access, please send a request to  Appointments will be held in the same building, specific room assignments to be announced the day of.

Thank you for your continued efforts for small businesses and the Native community!  Do let me know if there are any questions.

Yuri Yoshida Dyson  /  Business Opportunity Specialist

U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION   /   Portland District Office

Phone:  503-326-6692   /   Fax:  202-292-3872   /

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Procurement Services directory

Procurement Services is part of the Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services within the Office of Management and Finance.  Procurement Services is responsible for making sure the procurement process is fair, efficient, effective and accountable to everyone.

In July 2015, the National Procurement Institute awarded the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) Award to the City of Portland, Procurement Services. In receiving the award, the City demonstrated excellence by obtaining a high score based on standardized criteria; the City of Portland is one of only 65 cities in the United States and Canada to receive the 2015 award. Procurement Services has earned the AEP award a total of ten times and consecutively over the past five years.

Office Hours: M-F 8am to 5pm  |  Closed most federal holidays  |  Procurement Services directory

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Register for the Webinar: Procurement Opportunities – Sustainable Buildings with GSA

On Thursday, March 10th join the Minority Business Development Agency for a free access to contracts webinar with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). Managing over 9,600 federal assets, GSA leads the way in sustainable building design and construction.

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